26 Nov 2020 2:45 PM +00:00

FIFA 21: Mesut Ozil cashing in on and off the pitch

Plenty of footballers are now getting involved with eSports, but Mesut Ozil’s M10 team stands above the rest in terms of prize money earnt!

Find out more below.

Money, Money, Money

The world of football as we know is certainly a lucrative one.

Alongside this, revenue for the eSports industry is projected to exceed $1 billion this year so there is plenty of cash around!

A host of footballers are already buying into the eSports world by creating their own eSports teams.

The likes of David Beckham, Antoine Griezmann and Sergio Aguero all have their own teams, but none of them have been as successful as Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil!

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M10

While Mesut Ozil is earning a reported £350,000 per week at Arsenal (despite not being in their Premier League squad), his eSports team M10 are pulling in the cash too.

Of all the eSports teams invested in by footballers M10 has been the most successful, bringing in over £65,000.

The team are yet to win a tournament outright in 18 attempts, but Ozil will surely be happy with the returns.

Next in line is Thibaut Courtois’ team Dux. They have amassed nearly £45,000, although they have played in five more competitions than M10.

Prize Money

For those interested in the facts and figures you can see them below courtesy of Unikrn.

Rank Team Investor Prize Money Competitions Best Finish
1M10Mesut Ozil£66,712182nd
4DuxThibaut Courtois£44,867231st
2EllevensGareth Bale£22,959122nd
3Guild EsportDavid Beckham£11,41013rd
5Grizi EsportAntoine Griezmann£6,4653Quarter Finals
6Future FCAlvaro Arbeloa£4,5654Quarter Finals
7No Fuchs GivenChristian Fuchs£3,0446Last 16
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